Pre-drinks or ‘prinks’ as they are now widely known can save you so much money on your nights out. It’s also a great opportunity to get the gals around and make some purse friendly cocktails in your own home.
Cheap bottles of cider and cans of own brand lager is a thing of the past after all.
Here are our favourite recipes…
A gin cocktail using only 3 ingredients, ice, and a cocktail shaker.
Fill your shaker with ice and all your liquids, shake for around 15 seconds and you are done.
Treat yourself to a decent tequila and you shouldn’t have to counteract it with a sugar syrup.
Tequila, Cointreau and fresh lime juice can make you a pretty banging margarita. Add coarse salt to the rims of the glasses and lime wheels for garnish.
Serve this cocktail in a tall glass and add in layers.
Add fresh lime juice, then ginger beer and then a dark rum on top. Don’t stir.
This recipe takes a little it of prep work. Make a simple sugar syrup in advance and leave to cool.
Mix together with vodka, coffee liqueur, freshly brewed espresso and plenty of ice in a shaker for a good 10-15 seconds to get the froth.
This prosecco and prosecco based cocktail comes complete with a lemon sorbet garnish.
It can all be mixed in a large jug too for pouring convenience.
The secret to this classic G&T is to mix half soda water with half tonic water.
If you are lager girls at heart but want to step it up a notch then try this spiced lager cocktail.
Yep, that’s right, a lager cocktail.
It even has a salt, chilli powder and black pepper spice mix on the rim of the glass.
So easy to make and only uses 2 ingredients.
Prosecco and Peach Puree. You can’t go wrong with this one.
3/4 fill a shot glass with Chambord and top with double cream and a sprinkle of sugar.
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